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Senior citizens are often excluded from cultural experiences located inside public museums, for reasons such as physical impairments, institutionalization, or health limitations. The BeauCoup innovation creates multisensory, inclusive technologies using digital and analogue tools to make cultural heritage accessible and engaging even outside the cultural institutions. Local, state, and federal governments that manage museums are involved in the innovation process of barrier-free cultural access.
The Seoul Outdoor Library was created to meet the needs of citizens for their healing and rest in a safe space since COVID-19. As a new approach where the concept of a library space is expanded from being inside a building to outdoors, a space is created to share culture with multiple generations by offering various services for citizens in collaboration with the local community. It is an innovative model where a library is shifted to a social place in which anyone could enjoy the library.
The organization has first piloted and then fully implemented a school educational program on consumer protection, "Young Consumers. The basic rights". The program aims at a proactive approach and early building of awareness on sustainable consumption and consumer rights, include those rights' ecosystem of protection and the milieu within which they are exercised. This innovation reaches out to its target-group and capitalizes on the benefits of physical presence as well as the students' own…
The National Internship Program, coordinated by the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Human Resources Office, is a nationwide program designed to assist youth employability and school-to-work transition. It involves all public institutions and voluntary employers with the aim of providing internship opportunities for university students with principles of equal opportunity and merit ensured by its platform. The Program helped and encouraged candidates to engage in activities for their…
The Aao School Chalein (School Enrollment Drive) initiative in Haryana addresses student enrollment challenges through a mrico-improvement (MI) approach and collaborative action. By empowering school leaders, leveraging technology, and using creative strategies to engage various stakeholders, it encourages community participation to boost student enrollment. This approach has the potential for collaborative, scalable solutions in addressing many education challenges, at scale.
"Påkobla Hjelpemiddel" (PH) is a digital solution developed from a digitalization department in Kristiansund Municipality, Norway. This innovative system addresses challenges in inventory, distribution, and logistics, improving the efficiency of delivering assistive devices. PH will be completed as a system in the end of 2024, but is today used by four municipalities that are a part of the innovation.
In response to the universal issue of a demand-supply gap in the labor market in Bangladesh, the Aspire to Innovate (a2i) Program has launched National Intelligence for Skills, Education, Employment, and Entrepreneurship (NISE). The innovation seeks to utilise data to help those who wish to enter the job market make informed decisions. It is a pioneering approach that ensures collaboration between government ministries and skills service providers under one umbrella to remove unemployment.
Good Coffee is a Vocational Engagement Enterprise that organises a chain of social cafes for people with complex psychosocial disabilities.  The cafes provide vocational rehabilitation on a work place and for some, introductory training is already given during their hospitalization in Mental Health Centers. The model enables continuity of care and transition between the realms of Health, Social Services and Employment. Good Coffee also reduces public funding, increases independent living and…
The investment and business sector in Serang City, especially for small-scale, is still facing licensing constraints. Easy Business License in One Step, comes as solution that allows business licensing and education services to the community, will be conducted at the village and sub-district, instead of having to go to the Investment and One-Stop Office. It will cut bureaucratic red tape so that people with time constraints, lack of understanding, and people with disabilities can be served.
The Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC) has embraced human-centred design to transform the way regulation is developed and applied for small businesses in Western Australia. The SBDC partnered with 22 local governments to deliver the Small Business Friendly Approvals Program, which involved reviewing the approvals journey from the small business’ perspective and designing reforms to streamline processes. The Program has ignited transformational change and made it easier to do…